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The Works of Caitlín Maude (2)

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Full title: Caitlín Maude: dánta, drámaiocht, agus prós

Creator / Author: Caitlín Maude. Ciarán Ó Coigligh a chuir in eagar

Item Type / Page count: Book / 207p

When Published: 2005

Publisher / Place of Publication: Coiscéim / 91 Bothar Bhinn Éadair, Páirc na bhFianna, Binn Éadair, Baile Átha Cliath 13.

About: This book is all that is needed in relation to the literary output of the multifaceted and multi-talented Caitlín Maude. It collects in a single volume two earlier books (‘Dánta’, 1984 and ‘Drámaiocht, agus Prós’, 1988). As well as the poems, plays and prose penned by Caitlín Maude, the book contains two important essays on her work. The first is by Tomás Mac Siomóin in the form of the foreword to the poems (pp 2-17). The second is by the editor, Ciarán Ó Coigligh and entitled ‘Léamh an Eagarthóra ar na Dánta’ (pp 83-111). Both essays are in the Irish Language.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Brollach — Focal Buiochais / Ciarán Ó Coigligh – [Caitlín Maude: Dánta] — Réamhra: Ó iochtar mara / Tomás Mac SiomóinImpí – Concerto – Treall – Guimis — Na Blátha – Comhghairdeachas – Iobairt – Rhoda – Aimhréidh – Liobar — An Mháthair — Mo Dháimh — Sneachta 1968 — Lá amháin — Is é an fear céanna — Mar sheach-fhile na bhfilí mbalbh — D’fhan muid ar feadh an lae — Tá sé in am an dán deiridh a scriobh – Dán — D’Iarchara — An Bhileog Bhán — Amhrán Grá Vietnam – Comhairle – Mithráth — Litir ón Aire Cultúir — Do mo Ghrá — Dánta agus Dreancaidi (Miola dáirire) — Géibheann — Oedipus Rex—dhá bhliain d’aois—buachaill beag dá athair — An Mháthairab — Sparán na Péiste Móire – Rámhaillí — A Dhé — Tiomáint na Bó — Amhrán Bréagach – Oilithreacht — An Lá ar Maraiodh an Mhuc — Marbh Beo – Feall — Caoineadh na Mná Ti — Urlabhra Laidine — Mallacht Chromail — I m’áit dhúchais ó thuaidh — Idir an Paidrín Páirteach — An tÉinin Dubh — Comhdhail na nOthar — “Watch that passionate man” — “Is there one who understands me?” — Rachainn go Ceann Léime leat –Santaim rann na sláinte – Silstean — Snim agus snasaim – Rún — Fliuchann an braon mé – Léamh an Eagarthóra ar na Dánta — Ord na nDánta — Clár na nDánta a foilsiodh — Aitheasc cois uaigh Chaitlín Maude-Ui Luain R.I.P / Ciarán Ó Coigligh — Clár na gCéadlínte.

[Caitlín Maude: Drámaíocht agus pros] – RéamhráAn Lasair Choille — An Bhréag — Snas agus Éascaiocht — Ciseán nó Dhó — Tost Dátheangach — An Bonnán Buí — Tiarnaí Talún na Cathrach — Duais-Aistí 1972 — Cuairt ar an mBriotáin — Comhluadar Gaelach — Cén Bóthar? — Margadh na Saoire — Malairt SaoiI — Dátheangachas agus Ilteangachas sna Tiortha Ceilteacha — Trá no Tuile — An tSiceolaiocht agus an Pholaitiocht — An Dá Thra — Togadh an Da Dhiogha — Madrai an BhaiIe — Glaoch ó Dhia — An Mháthairab — Tigh Nábla – Luaithe — Clár Saothair Drámaíochta agus Próis.

WW Connection #1: Caitlín Maude spent some time as a teacher in Carnew in South West Wicklow.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Link to the Publisher’s website .

Extra #4: Link to an Irish Language biographical essay on Caitlín Maude via ainm.ie.

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The Works of Caitlín Maude (1)

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Full title: Caitlín Maude: drámaíocht agus prós

Creator / Author: Caitlín Maude, edited by Ciarán Ó Coigligh

Item Type / Page count: Book / 102p

When Published: 1988

Publisher / Place of Publication: Coiscéim / 127 Bóthar na Trá, Baile Átha Cliath 4.

About: This is a collection of the plays and prose of the Irish-language writer, Caitlín Maude (1941-1982). She was also a teacher, poet, actress and singer. She died from cancer at the relatively young age of 41, and has left a small but significant artistic legacy. A primary school in Tallaght, Dublin is named after her.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Réamhrá – An Lasair Choille [play] – An Bhreág – Snas agus Éascaíocht – Ciseán Nó Dhó – Tost Dátheangach – An Bunnán Buí – Tiarnaí Talún na Cathrach – Duais-Aistí 1972 – Cuairt ar an mBriotáin – Comhluadar Gaelach – Cén Bóthar? – Margadh na Saoire – Malairt Saoil – Dátheangachas agus Ilteangachas sna Tíortha Ceilteacha – Trá nó Tuile – An tSíceolaíocht agus an Pholaitíocht – An Dá Thrá – Toghadh an dá Dhíogha – Madraí an Bhaile – Glaoch ó Dhia – An Mháthairab [play] – Tigh Nábla – Luaithe – Aguisín: Rún – Fliuchann an braon mé – Clár Saothair Drámaíochta agus Próis – Innéacs.

WW Connection #1: Caitlín Maude spent some time as a teacher in Carnew in South West Wicklow.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Link to an Irish-language biographical essay on Caitlín Maude via website ainm.ie.

Battle of Baltinglass Re-enacted?

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Full title: The Green Boxeen: A Comedy in Three Acts [play]

Creator / Author: Patrick Kelly

Item Type / Page count: Book / 100p

When Published: 1957 / reprinted 1962

Publisher / Place of Publication: James Duffy & Co., Ltd. / 38 Westmoreland Street, Dublin.

About: Although this blog has featured descriptions of a few dramatic events in West Wicklow history, this is the first drama to be included. In a letter to the Irish Times in March 2007, Mattie Lennon, a Lacken native, refers to this play as “a thinly veiled account of the Battle of Baltinglass.” The so-called “Battle of Baltinglass” centred around the change of management of the local post office in 1950. Presumably the title of the play refers to the traditional green metal postbox inset in the walls of post office premises throughout the country. The play was first broadcast on Radio Eireann on June 22nd, 1952.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Scenes: Act I: Brophy’s Bar and Grocery one Friday morning in August – Act II: Same a month later – Act III: Same a month later than Act II.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: The play won First Prize in the Radio Eireann drama competition.

Extra #4: The play won First Prize in the Sheridan Centenary Play competition organised by the Book Association of Ireland.

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